Welcome to the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff web page.  Here you will find information about our office and descriptions of our duties, plus our office address and telephone numbers.  Please feel free to contact us if we can be of service to you.

Ron Strickland
Sheriff

P.O. Box 339
Prentiss, MS 39474
Phone: 601-792-5169
Fax: 601-792-5980
"email address to follow"

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Sheriff is elected at-large and serves a four-year term.  The Sheriff's law enforcement duties include keeping peace within the county.  Administrative duties include serving as the county's jailor, submitting a budget of his office to the Board of Supervisors, keeping Mississippi Department Reports, and keeping a jail docket. 

Dial 911 for Emergencies!